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M.A in Translation Studies is designed to equip students who would start their career as professional translators and would further develop their skills if they are interested in doing research in the translation field and cross-cultural communications in a constantly advancing world of cultural diversities. Translation practice is at the heart of our Programme where one will undertake extensive, practical and specialized translation in three languages; English, Malay and Chinese. Two options are offered at this stage which consist of:
English to Chinese; Chinese to English
English to Malay; Malay to English
Courses offered comprise of translation theory and research methodology, meaning that the M.A in Translation Studies also provides excellent preparation for further study at PhD level. In short, this M.A programme aims to equip students with theoretical knowledge and necessary translation skills in professional practices which will meet challenging needs in our globalizing world.
•A Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 2.75 or equivalent; or •A Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA below 2.75, but with at least five years of relevant working experience. Language Ability: •Good command of English language and a proficient second language (Chinese or Malay) with speaking, writing and listening capacity.
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